Teresita Naranjo

Teresita Naranjo (1919-1999) of all of the potters that have come from Santa Clara Pueblo Teresita Naranjo’s work and career set a new higher standard for carving and execution. The daughter of Christina Naranjo, Teresita was inspired by her mothers sweeping lines and soft edges and from that developed her own style known for sharply carved lines and elegant designs that filled the bands around pleasing forms with high polish. Teresita received many awards over her career and has been immortalized in numerous publications and is also well represented in many of the major museums and American Institutions.